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Private guided tour in Monopoli: walking through the old town

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  • Private Tour
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This private guided tour will give you the opportunity to visit the Medieval old town of Monopoli, a maze of picturesque alleys and squares where many historical and artistic monuments are set. you will know about the history and the art and get in touch with the traditions and the culture of this Apulian town.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Centro Storico di Monopoli

The guided tour will start in Largo Plebiscito Square, then we’ll walk through Via Garibaldi, the ancient Merchants street, and reach Piazza Garibaldi, a place soaked in history that has preserved remains of different ages. We’ll continue to the Carlo V Castle, that is part of the Spanish system of fortification and located within one of the oldest areas of Monopoli old town. We’ll admire the massive bastions walking along the waterfront promenade and have a fantastic view of the Porta Vecchia and the 16th century city walls. Then we will visit the Cathedral with its Baroque decorations, built on a preexisting Romanesque church, that is connected with the the legend of Madonna della Madia icon’s landing. Walking along the rest of the old Norman Castle and finally arrive to Vittorio Emanuele square, which is the heart of the modern part of Monopoli.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes